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How Does Hiv Affects America

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The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...8percent in 1985 to an alarming 27 percent in 2008. That means that about one infour Americans living with HIV are women. HIV has also become the thirdmost-deadly disease for women, behind only cancer and heart disease. HIV affects both younger and older women. In fact, an increase in HIVdiagnoses has been seen in older women (50 and older). Minority women, especially African-American women, are most affected.HIV/AIDS is the leading cause...
Ask the Experts

hepatitis b affects cd4 counts?

does hepatitis b or c affect the cd4 count of a hiv person?
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...starting to gather information about this but it is very preliminary. We did a study a few years ago to look at CD4 counts of HIV-NEGATIVE persons with cirrhosis (advanced liver disease) to see if liver disease itself may affect these counts. We... Read more »

Political Views? (BARACK OBAMA PLAN TO FIGHT HIV/AIDS)

Hello Dr. Rob,This is my first visit to your forum. I have read only a handful of your posts and have gotten a lot of valuable information from them. The one question that I have is regarding your political views. You are in a place to give so...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...encourage you to keep reading and continue learning! As for politics, unfortunately in this country politics is intimately linked to HIV/AIDS awareness, education, prevention and treatment access. Consequently, it does and will continue to come... Read more »

SARAH PALIN and HIV/AIDS

Dr. Bob,Where does Sarah Palin stand on the issue of HIV/AIDS? I'm beginning to think she's a flake. what do you think?Peter
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hey Peter,Where does Sarah Palin stand on the issue of HIV/AIDS? Well, no one knows, because she is tightly scripted by the McCain handlers. And she doesn't answer questions or consent Read more »

The Bush Administration (BUSH, McCAIN, OBAMA POLICIES ON HIV/AIDS)

Just an opinion, but many believe and there are videos with experts, that Bush as well as other top political figures both Dem and Rep,as well as around the world does not want a cure for HIV or funding nor borders to pretect the USA simply because...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...to your "beliefs," but I do not share all of yours. However, we certainly concur on King George the W! I'm glad you realize HIV/AIDS is not a "gay issue" (it certainly isn't), but rather a "human tragedy" (it certainly is) and that you want folks... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Lancet Publishes Opinions, Profiles Pieces About HIV/AIDS in Latin America, U.S. Blacks

... The Lancet on Saturday published an editorial, profile piece and viewpoint about HIV/AIDS in Latin America, the Caribbean and U.S. blacks. Summaries appear below. " HIV/AIDS in Latin America and the Caribbean Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

... The HIV epidemic is a serious threat to the Hispanic/Latino community. While Hispanics/Latinos 1 represented approximately 15% of Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Recreational Drugs and HIV

... How Does Recreational Drug Use Affect HIV? Drugs And Getting Infected With HIV Drug Use And HIV Disease Drug Interactions The Bottom Line For More Information Read more »
The Well Project

Adherence to HIV Drug Regimens

... Table of Contents Strong Drugs to Fight HIV The Importance of Adherence Starting and Choosing HIV Drugs Barriers to Adherence for Women Overcoming Barriers Read more »
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1.1 Million American living with HIV/AIDS

Posted by Florida69, 2 Replies
...Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Thursday. The CDC numbers, based on 2006 data, show the population living with HIV is growing as people become newly infected and as more patients survive thanks to HIV drugs. The report also... Read more »

HIV Infections ARE RISING!

Posted by bradford, 7 Replies
...HIV Infections ARE RISING! Many people still have the belief that HIV and AIDS only affects homosexuals! However, 75% of the world population infected with HIV is heterosexual. The United Nations predicts ?AIDS will cut Read more »

UNAIDS Delegates:Africa/Europe/Latin America/N.Ame

Posted by Anonymous
...PLEASE DISTRIBUTE WIDELY AND FORGIVE DUPLICATION DEADLINE: 14 APRIL 2006 Background The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) has vacancies on the NGO Delegation of its Programme Coordinating Board (PCB) for two-year terms... Read more »

anyone see Primetime?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...encouraging info on this site, and then I see the Primetime special on AIDS in black America last night. So which is it? is HIV/AIDS really a chronic, manageable disease, or a dark, scary, <5yr death sentance? Does the optimistic info on this... Read more »